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Global Economy in Transition

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ISBN-10: 0135052645

ISBN-13: 9780135052648

Edition: 2nd 1997

Authors: Brian J. L. Berry, Edgar C. Conkling, D. Michael Ray

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List price: $82.67
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/25/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 498
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Founders Professor at the University of Texas, Brian Berry received his doctoral degree from the University of Washington in 1958. In the 1960s he helped lead the quantitative revolution in geography. As a faculty member at the University of Chicago, he served as dissertation supervisor to numerous students who later became productive research faculty and leaders in the discipline throughout the United States and Canada. Berry's pioneering work in urban geography added methodological rigor and empirical dimensions to the analysis of established concepts. He was particularly influential in developing "factorial ecology" as a means of understanding the social geography of cities. His work in…    

The Forces Promoting Globalization
The Factors Reinforcing Regionalization
Population: The Ultimate Resource
Food Supplies: A Limit to Growth?
Energy, Minerals, and the Environment
Price and Other Mechanisms for Regulating Exchange
Rent Gradients, Land Use, and the Structure of Global Systems
Comparative Costs and the Geometry of Industrial Location
Scale, Externalities, and Agglomeration: The Evolving Structure of Global Industry
Technology Transitions and Patterns of Growth
Patterns and Dynamics of Global Economic Transactions
Trade Regimes and Global Development
Glossary
Index